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0809015498

The big sea : an autobiography

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Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was a rising young poet--at the center of the "Harlem Renaissance."

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Sodus Community Library 920 HUGHES (Text)
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  • ISBN: 0809015498 :
  • ISBN: 9780809015498
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 335 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1993.

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Langston Hughes, born in 1902, came of age early in the 1920s. In The Big Sea he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of the decade--Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In Harlem he was a rising young poet--at the center of the "Harlem Renaissance."
Target Audience Note:
1090 Lexile.
Subject: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Poets, American > 20th century > Biography.
African American poets > Biography.
Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Intellectual life > 20th century.


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